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Greece started sending migrants back to Turkey today, as part of a deal struck with Turkey and the European Union. Turkey hosts 2.7 million Syrian refugees and is supposed to receive many more under the plan that’s trying to stop the smuggling of migrants into Europe. The deal has gotten a lot of criticism from human rights groups who worry Turkey is not a suitable haven and fear it could pave the way for mass deportations. The Turkish Foreign Ministry denies this and says the country maintains its open-door policy and is sticking to the principle of not returning Syrians.
California governor to sign measure raising state’s minimum wage from $10 to $15 an hour. New York is also on its way to raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Two construction workers lost their lives when an Amtrak train hit a backhoe near Philadelphia. The train was going from New York to Savannah, Georgia. Of the over 300 people on the train, 35 had to be hospitalized.
Female flight attendants on Air France are protesting a new policy that requires them to wear head scarves on flights to Tehran. They says they want to be given the right to refuse these flights.
Police in Surrey, England, got some unusual help with a manhunt last month. A police helicopter was searching for two suspected intruders at an abandoned building when officers noticed some kids in a nearby field had formed a human arrow. The children were hunting for Easter eggs when they saw the helicopter overhead and decided to point police in the right direction. Thanks to their help, the helicopter crew quickly notified officers on the ground of one suspect’s location.
The Huskies women’s basketball team made it to their first ever final four before losing to Syracuse. Fans are encouraged to welcome the team home to Seattle on Monday, April 4, at 12:35 p.m. You’re asked to meet east of the E18 lot near Husky Ballpark.